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Letter to Eudora Hobbs in Salem, North Carolina, from her cousin, N. H. Boyd, in Jackson, Mississippi, telling her about the local excitement over Virginia's secession from the Union. She writes that military companies are passing through frequently on their way to Pensacola, Florida. She tells of their great rejoicing when Fort Sumter was taken. 1861.
Civil war; Agriculture; United States; Fort Sumter (Charleston, S.C.); Jackson (Miss.)
correspondence: 1 p. ; 20.5 X 26 cm.
Mississippi State University Libraries, Special Collections Department, Manuscripts Division, Hobbs Family Papers, Folder 3
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